Approaches to projects

From: Doc Shipley <>
Date: Wed Nov 24 18:35:47 2004

Philip Pemberton wrote:
> I've had the same experience -
> Them> "Would you like this computer?"
> Me> "What is it?"
> Them> "Um.. 386-25 with 1MB of RAM"
> Me> "To tell the truth, I don't collect PCs, they're not that rare, or even
> particularly useful."
> Them> "Oh, OK. I've got a ZX81 you can have for fifty quid. Or a C64 for ?95"
> Them> "They're going in the bin tomorrow, so let me know before then, ok?"


> Speaking of which, iirc someone offered me a SYM-1 a while back.. they
> wanted somewhere in the region of $900 for it. Last I heard, it hit the
> dumpster. Real shame - then again, their property, their choice :-/

   This just twists my brain.

   "I think this computer is worth ONE MILLLLLION DOLLARS. What, you'll
give me 20 bucks? Instead of taking your twenty bucks or putting it up
for no-reserve auction, I'll just throw this million-dollar computer
away!!! MuaHaHaHaaaa!!!"

   Been there, did that, still bitter.

Received on Wed Nov 24 2004 - 18:35:47 GMT

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